LONDON - The haunting melodies of a new piece of Filipino classical music tugged the heartstrings of audiences at its inaugural public performance in the UK, the first ever world premiere of a Philippine classical piece in Britain.
A balikbayan box, a cardboard box containing items sent by a Filipino that goes back to the Philippines.
From our ongoing "I Am Filipino" exhibit: Roger Rigor and his brothers formed the band VST and Co., a popular Filipino disco group in the 1970s. When he was 27 years old, Roger came to the U.S. to work on a documentary about the music and culture in the northern Philippines, where his family originated. Both his mother and his father loved the arts and instilled a great love of music in their children.
Ati-Atihan held the 3rd Monday of January and lasts for 7 days in Kalibo, Philippines. Dubbed as the "The Filipino Mardi Gras", this festival is filled with tribal dance and music, as tribesmen in their indigenous costumes and painted faces parade along the streets. email@example.com
MANILA, Philippines – Filipino fans waited for a long, long time for veteran singer-songwriter Elton John to finally perform in Manila and all those years of pent-up emotions finally gushed out on Saturday night at the Araneta Coliseum in Quezon City.